Advent Calendar Day 5: My First Christmas in California by Evelyne Holingue

My First Christmas in California by Evelyne Holingue “You’ve got to see something,” my husband said, right after picking our eleven-month-old daughter and me up at the San Francisco airport. We had left Paris on December 22, more than twenty hours ago, and I wondered what could a Parisian have never seen that couldn’t wait … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 5: My First Christmas in California by Evelyne Holingue

Advent Calendar Day 2: My First Christmas at the Age of 31 by Dr Gulara Vincent

My First Christmas at the Age of 31 by Dr Gulara Vincent As I stood by the door waiting for the train to stop, a large backpack pulled my right shoulder down. I wondered whether my host was already at the train station. I was invited to spend Christmas with E’s family. She was one … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 2: My First Christmas at the Age of 31 by Dr Gulara Vincent